Vincent Van Dessel has been the CEO of Euronext Brussels since September 2009. From 2003 to 2009, Mr Van Dessel was General Manager of Euronext Brussels. From January 2000 to June 2003, he was Chairman of the Market Authority of the Brussels Exchanges, responsible for members admission, listing, company information and the supervision of the markets.
Upon the merger of the Amsterdam, Paris and Brussels exchanges into Euronext in September 2000, he became member of the Executive Committee. He joined the Brussels Stock Exchange in 1992 as Director Markets and Listing and later became member of the managing board of the Brussels Exchanges.
Mr Van Dessel started his career as a stockbroker in 1984. He has an MSc in Applied Economics from KU Leuven University and is also a guest lecturer at several universities, including the KU Leuven, UCL Mons and Paris Sorbonne.